AMD A4-7210 vs A9-9425

General info

Comparing A4-7210 and A9-9425 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD A-Series
 
AMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture codename
Carrizo-L
 
Stoney Ridge
Release date
7 May 2015
 
1 June 2016

Technical specs

A4-7210 and A9-9425 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A4-7210 and A9-9425 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
2
Base frequency
1.8 GHz
 
3.1 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
L2 cache
2048 KB
 
1 MB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Die size
no data
 
124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
90 °C
Transistor count
930 Million
 
1200 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on A4-7210 and A9-9425 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
FT3b
 
BGA
Power consumption (TDP)
12-25 Watt
 
10-25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A4-7210 and A9-9425. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
-
FMA
FMA4
 
-
AVX
+
 
-
PowerNow
+
 
-
PowerGating
+
 
-
VirusProtect
+
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A4-7210 and A9-9425 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
IOMMU 2.0
+
 
-

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A4-7210 and A9-9425.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1600
 
no data
Max memory channels
1
 
no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A4-7210 and A9-9425.
Integrated graphics
 
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
Enduro
+
 
-
Switchable graphics
+
 
-
UVD
+
 
-
VCE
+
 
-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A4-7210 and A9-9425 integrated GPUs.
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A4-7210 and A9-9425 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
no data
Vulkan
+
 
-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A4-7210 and A9-9425.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A4-7210 and A9-9425. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A4-7210 1.75
A9-9425 1.75

3DMark06 CPU

A4-7210 2681 +15.9%
A9-9425 2314

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A4-7210 1732
A9-9425 2686 +55.1%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A4-7210 5593 +28.9%
A9-9425 4338

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

A4-7210 0.56
A9-9425 0.9 +60.7%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

A4-7210 2 +33.3%
A9-9425 1.5

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

A4-7210 46
A9-9425 76 +65.2%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

A4-7210 157 +25.6%
A9-9425 125

wPrime 32

A4-7210 26.94
A9-9425 25.83 +4.3%

WinRAR 4.0

A4-7210 1236 +38.7%
A9-9425 891

x264 encoding pass 1

A4-7210 51 +0%
A9-9425 51

x264 encoding pass 2

A4-7210 11 +10%
A9-9425 10

TrueCrypt AES

A4-7210 1 +0%
A9-9425 1

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

A4-7210 1207
A9-9425 2039 +68.9%

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

A4-7210 3524 +6%
A9-9425 3323

Passmark

A4-7210 1554
A9-9425 1555 +0.1%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A4-7210 and A9-9425 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A4-7210

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
VT (Virtualization Technology - Intel's virtualization hardware acceleration. Speeds up work with virtual machines)
AES-NI save
PowerNow
PowerGatingMenu
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
IOMMU20Menu
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
SwitchableGraphics
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 7 May 2015)
Higher maximum frequency (3700 vs 2200 MHz)
Higher base frequency (3100 vs 1800 MHz)
Less power hungry (10 vs 12 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

So, A4-7210 or A9-9425?

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